The aim is to facilitate industrial growth of the supplier industry in connection with the emerging offshore wind market, both nationally and internationally.

Focus areas include ensuring that a national strategy and clear framework are established that forms a basis for a broad diversity of players, and market framework conditions that make it attractive for companies to invest in the development of offshore wind technology.

Other initiatives include investigating and analyzing technology and market opportunities, challenges and limitations, facilitating the establishment of strategic partnerships and alliances between companies thereby contributing to increasing the rate of technology development, enabling quicker market entry and identifying national and international market and collaboration opportunities.

Segment: New Markets, Blue Growth

Project owner: GCE NODE

Project Manager: Ann Marchioro

GCE NODE contact: Ann Marchioro

Period: Running

Related projects: Upscale


    August 15th 2017

    Calls for Norwegian full-scale offshore wind farm

    Statoil is building the world’s first floating wind farm outside of Scotland. The oil and gas giant would love to build renewable production in Norway.

    October 24th 2018

    Discussed offshore wind in Japan

    GCE NODE companies, Equinor and the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy met with Nippon Foundation in Tokyo to discuss offshore wind collaboration.

    November 26th 2015

    “NODE should focus on floating offshore wind”

    A group of business students recommends that NODE companies focus on floating installations in deep water, when exploring the offshore wind market.

    August 28th 2018

    “We are ready!”

    GCE NODE companies are ready to contribute to Equinor's plans for a floating wind farm. Some have already been part of a similar Equinor project.

    August 28th 2018

    Equinor considers floating wind farm in Norway

    GCE NODE companies are well positioned to contribute to Equinor’s plans to build a floating wind farm on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

    June 27th 2018

    Exploring offshore wind with Equinor, Japan

    GCE NODE, Equinor, MacGregor and Origo Solutions recently met with high-level representatives of a number of Japanese offshore wind companies.

    April 06th 2017

    Huge opportunities in offshore wind

    “Offshore wind is getting serious! And it presents huge opportunities for the oil and gas industry.”

    September 08th 2018

    Visited Equinor’s Hywind turbine

    Representatives from MacGregor, Telenor Maritime and Global Ocean Technology joined Equinor for a closer look at the Hywind floating wind turbine.